Users in Russia are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is receiving the Android 4.4 KitKat (update) via Kies software, according to Sammobile, with build number I9200XXUDNE4. The report speculates the update should soon be available over-the-air (OTA) for Galaxy Mega 6.3 users in Russia
New features on the Galaxy Mega 6.3 that came with the KitKat update noted by the report include faster performance; white status bar icons; better battery life; full-screen mode for album art when playing music; camera shortcut on the lock screen, and support for wireless printing and support for setting default messaging and launcher apps.
The Android 4.4 KitKat update for Galaxy Mega 6.3 users outside Russia should also start rolling out over the course of the next few weeks. Notably, a recent report had suggested that the Galaxy Mega 6.3 was undergoing final KitKat build-testing and should receive the update in June. As the leak seems to be true now, we can expect that the Galaxy Grand 2 and the Galaxy Mega 5.8 will also receive the Android KitKat soon.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 review)
The South Korean manufacturer launched the Galaxy Mega 6.3 last year, alongside Galaxy Mega 5.8. The Galaxy Mega 6.3 ran Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box.
On Thursday, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, the ruggedised version of the company's 2013 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, also started to receive an Android 4.4 KitKat update, according to a report.
Earlier, Samsung rolled out Android 4.4 KitKat updates for the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note II. It's worth noting that the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note II added a lot of goodies from the Galaxy S5 after the update.